Latest News for: Maritime claims


Philippines, US conduct S China Sea air patrol

Taipei Times 20 Feb 2024
Philippine fighter jets and a US bomber plane flew together over the South China Sea on Monday, more than a week after their navies held joint maritime exercises in the face of simmering tensions over territorial claims in the area.

Yemen : Cargo ship crew forced to evacuate after Houthi missile attack

YemenOnline 20 Feb 2024
Iranian-backed Houthi militants claimed on Monday that they had launched one of their most damaging attacks yet on a ship, saying that a strike put a British cargo ship at risk of sinking ... The Washington Post could not independently verify that claim.

EU launches Red Sea mission as US ship attacked twice

Dawn 20 Feb 2024
In the latest incident, a Greek-flagged, US-owned cargo ship was attacked twice in two hours in the Gulf of Aden, which adjoins the Red Sea, maritime security firm Ambrey said.

Houthis claim they hit British ship, downed US drone over Yemen

Al Jazeera 19 Feb 2024
The Houthi claims of ... The British maritime security firm Ambrey confirmed that the Rubymar is a UK-registered, Belize-flagged and Lebanese-operated cargo ship that came under attack late on Sunday.

Legislating against Mercenarism in Nigeria’s Security Architecture

This Day 19 Feb 2024
... maritime industry ... First and foremost, this is a patently false claim – the Nigerian Navy does not enjoy a monopoly when it comes to securing Nigeria’s maritime environment and Exclusive Economic Zone.

Cruise ship sex assault complaints almost double in 5 years, including shocking number of rapes: ...

New York Post 19 Feb 2024
Allegations of maritime sexual misconduct burst into the spotlight last week after a pair of Kentucky women claimed they had been drugged and sexually assaulted while on a Bahamas cruise vacation ... Another maritime attorney, Jack Hickey, said.

China Coast Guard Boards Taiwanese Tourist Boat

The Maritime Executive 19 Feb 2024
The official act contradicts Taiwan's claims to maritime sovereignty over waters near its shores, and adds to tensions over the deaths of two Chinese fishermen during a chase last week.

Britain's undersea cables vulnerable in the face of security threats, report warns

The National 19 Feb 2024
The Policy Exchange claims that in the past few years there have been eight unattributed yet suspicious cable-cutting incidents in the Atlantic, and more than 70 publicised sightings of Russian ...

US says it struck underwater Houthi drone as rebel group claims critical hit on British ship

The Hill 19 Feb 2024
The Houthi rebels in Yemen on Monday claimed they nearly sunk a British ship in the Gulf of Aden, one day after the U.S ... The Houthis also claimed they downed a U.S ... Central Command (CENTCOM) for comment on the Houthi claims.

What to make of America's political circus

The Manila Times 19 Feb 2024
As it concerns the Philippines, the consequences of that will mean, at a minimum, US support for a China takeover of all the maritime territory it claims in the South China Sea, the evaporation of ...

China re-installs floating�barriers in Scarborough Shoal

The Manila Times 18 Feb 2024
Tarriela said there were no sightings of the floating barrier during the maritime patrol operations conducted by BRP Teresa Magbanua from February 1 to 9 ... a maritime patrol in the area, he said.

Ethiopia-Somalia tensions boil over at African Union

Taipei Times 18 Feb 2024
The two neighbors — already at odds over a controversial maritime pact — locked horns over Somalia’s claims that Ethiopian security tried to block Somalian President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud from accessing the summit venue.

Why China prefers diplomacy to military pressure in the Middle East

South China Morning Post 18 Feb 2024
... its claims over disputed continental and maritime regions.

Ethiopia-Somalia friction boils over at AU summit

Dawn 18 Feb 2024
The two neighbours — already at odds over a controversial maritime pact — locked horns over Somalia’s claims that Ethiopian security tried to block its President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud from accessing the summit venue.